By Dalah Lawan
Governor of Yobe state and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni has tasked organizers and sponsors of the Maulud prayer session in the state, to pray for peace and prosperity of the state and country.
This is contained in a in a release signed by the Director-General Press and Media Affairs to Governor Buni, Alh Mamman Mohammed.
According to the statement Governor Buni described the choice of the state for the Maulud programme to honour the late Tijjaniyya scholar, Shiek Khalifa Njibrima, as an honour done to his students and followers.
While congratulating the organizers and sponsors, Governor Buni enjoined members of the group to conduct the Maulud prayers peacefully.
He also urged them to pray for the full return of peace to the state, North East and Nigeria.
“As faithful with strong believe in the efficacy of prayers, we should continue to pray for our state and country.
” We look forward to a peaceful and successful event that would promote peaceful coexistence and brotherhood” Gov. Buni advised.
The state government also wishes to correct the false, unfounded and erroneous impression posted on the Social Media that the event is being organized by government.
The organization of such events remain the sole responsibility of groups and bodies involved, without government involvement.